WILMINGTON, MA — Natalie J. (Parker) Duggan, age 85, a longtime resident of Wilmington, passed away on May 5, 2020 after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s Disease.
Natalie was born on March 21, 1935 in Everett. She was the daughter of the late Anna and Elmer Parker. She was Salutatorian of the Georgetown High School graduating class of 1952.
In 1953 Natalie married the love of her life, Tom Duggan and together they raised five children in Wilmington. In their younger years they spent summer weekends at their camp in Conway NH. Once retired they became “snow birds” and enjoyed their winters in Sarasota FL. Natalie loved crossword puzzles, reading and playing Scrabble. She also loved movies- GoneWith the Wind and The Wizard of Oz were two of her favorites.
Natalie was the beloved wife of Thomas Duggan, devoted mother of Robert Duggan and his wife Norma of Kingston, NH, Thomas Duggan Jr. and his wife Debbie of Wilmington, MA, Charles “Chuck” Duggan and his wife Darleen of Nashua, NH, Michael Duggan and his wife Patty and Sheila Duggan Chabot and her husband Jeremy all of Wilmington. She was the Grandmother of Jill (Duggan) Kirchoff, Colleen Duggan, Charles Duggan Jr., Jamie (Duggan) Preston, Thomas Duggan III, Kristen Duggan, Nicholas Duggan and Derek Duggan. Great Grandmother to Kaiylee Duggan, Boston Bludsworth and Fiona Duggan. Dear sister of Harry Parker of Salem, NH, Doug Parker of Tewksbury, MA, Alice Newell of Ogunquit, ME, Bud Stanley and his wife Donna of Sarasota, FL, the late Elmer Parker and the late Charles Parker. Natalie is also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends.
Due to the current situation of the Coronavirus and for everyone’s safety, the Duggan family has decided to do a private service at this time.
In lieu of flowers Memorial donations in Natalie’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverly Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02454 or online through act.alz.org
Arrangements are under the direction of the Nichols Funeral Home, Wilmington, MA.
(NOTE: The above obituary is from Nichols Funeral Home.)
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